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Music in the Making

Music For Mamas

This special Mother’s Day episode features Brahms’ German Requiem and a little bit of Strauss.


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: Johannes Brahms in 1866
Johannes Brahms in 1866. Public Domain.

Celebrate Mothers’ Day with an hour of performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston.

Music in this episode:

Johannes Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)

Performed at Stude Concert Hall by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, Rice Chorale, Sam Houston State University Chorale, and Houston Masterworks Chorus under conductor Larry Rachleff on April 20th, 2012.

Richard Strauss: Violin Sonata – II. Improvisation: Andante cantabile

Performed at the Moores Opera House by violinist Frank Huang and pianist Timothy Hester on September 28th, 2010.

This episode originally aired Sunday, May 10th, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 PM on Classical 91.7.


Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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